Festival du Menez-Hom in Plomodiern

In Menez-Hom Atlantique

Major events 

It's a well-known fact that the Bretons love to party, and the Menez-Hom Atlantique is no exception to the rule!
Over 1,500 events are on offer throughout the year. Why not join in the fun? 

A GREAT SHOW TO ENJOY!

Grand prix national de Lestrevet (char à voile)

March 30 & 31 on the beaches

80 drivers are expected on the beaches of Lestrevet (Plomodiern) and Pentrez (Saint-Nic). 

Grand prix national de Char à voile 2024 - Beaches of Lestrevet de Pentrez
ASVL
This postcard, published specifically for the show, depicts Châteaulin in 1909 - © LE DOARÉ

The place to be for CHINERS!

Exhibition of antique postcards, books and old papers

Monday, April 1, 2024 in Châteaulin

Attention collectors, bargain hunters and the curious: the postcard, book and old paper fair will take place on Monday April 1, at the espace Coatigrac'h in Châteaulin. A real rendez-vous for lovers of old documents and papers.
Each year, the show brings together some fifteen quality exhibitors.

the circus arts in the spotlight

"C koi ce cirque?" - Juggling convention

April 19-21 at Ploéven

Shows, street art, jugglers, concerts... an event for the whole family! 

C Koi ce cirque - Ploéven
Nathan Casamayou

The place to be for cycling fans

Les Boucles de l'Aulne

May 12, 2024 in Châteaulin

The day after the Tour du Finistère, the Boucles de l'Aulne will welcome a peloton of professional riders for a great show on the banks of the Aulne and on the slopes of Menez Quelc'h. As every year, live coverage and a giant screen will put spectators right at the heart of the race, so they can experience it with passion!
Admission to the circuit is free. 

THE SPRING MUSICAL RENDEZ-VOUS!

Les Vaches Folks" Festival

June 1, 2024 in Cast

At the Cast sports field from 5pm
A real open-air music festival featuring Soon, HoneyMen, Sonerien Du, Trio Blejean brothers, Hofman Family Blues experience!
Online booking possible until May 31, 2024

Sonerien Du

The sports festival

June 1 in Châteaulin

A genuine Châteaulinoise tradition since 1998, the Fête du Sport is a free event that showcases the town's wealth of sporting associations. The day's activities are open to all.
Each year, a small red thread rewards the children who have tried the most sports! 

it's going to swing!

Fête de la musique

June 21 & surroundings

A popular, free event, the Fête de la Musique heralds the arrival of summer. Every year, amateur and professional artists compete with each other in their creativity to keep locals and tourists entertained until the end of the night! 

running enthusiasts

Cast Hell Road

June 30 in Cast

3 road race courses to discover.
Event organized by Elan du Porzay. 

HUMOR AND COMEDY

Cast en scène

July 5 to 7, 2024 in Cast

The "best" theater in Paris comes to Cast!
In its 18 years of existence, this festival has carved out a place for itself in the diaries of all comedy and humor fans! A friendly atmosphere and laughter guaranteed! The program is spread over 3 days, and each year offers a variety of shows for all audiences and tastes. 

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Sea Fest'N Sound

ROCK IN THE SPOTLIGHT!

Sea Fest'N Sound Festival

July 19 and 20, 2024 in Plomodiern

Every summer, rock lovers gather in Lestrevet, just a stone's throw from the beach, for a musical, friendly and family-friendly event in a saloon atmosphere. As usual, the event will feature a great line-up, including Soldat Louis, Dorcha Cobs, Boxon, hearscape and many others... A great rock'n roll weekend ahead!

Art in the spotlight!

Painting and sculpture show

August 1-13, 2024 in Plomodiern

Every year, some fifty artists exhibit their work at Plomodiern's municipal hall. Painters, watercolorists, sculptors, they're all there!
Numerous free demonstrations and meetings with exhibitors are also organized over the ten days, to the delight of all art lovers and budding artists.
Admission is free. 

IT'S A PARTY!

Festi'Bidard

August 14, 2024 at Le Cloître-Pleyben

C’est la fête traditionnelle du Cloître-Pleyben 

BRETON MUSIC AND DANCE

Menez-Hom Festival

August 15, 2024 in Plomodiern

Since 1959, Plomodiern has been celebrating the village fête!
The village fête includes a parade of
400 costumes and bagadoù in the morning from 10:30 am, a ham on the bone at noon and a Breton dance show in the afternoon. It's the perfect time to share a good time with your family, to the sound of the binioù! 

IN COZ MODE

Harvest and antique mechanics festival

August 18, 2024 in Châteaulin

The Traou Coz Kastellin association is offering a fine program for the end of August in Châteaulin.
In the morning, a parade of vintage vehicles (motorcycles, cars and tractors).
In the afternoon, original events on the theme of the harvest and the farm, as well as numerous games and activities for children. 

CUSTOMS & TRADITIONS

Grand Pardon de Sainte-Anne-La-Palud

August 24 to 27, 2024 in Plonévez-Porzay

Every year, the pardon of Sainte-Anne, the grandmother of all Bretons, brings together 10,000 pilgrims on the dunes of the eponymous chapel. It's one of the most important pilgrimages in Brittany. After the traditional religious celebrations, processions in Breton costume bring together some 500 bearers of crosses, banners and statues. A great opportunity to discover the beauty of Breton costumes! 

Le Saint Photographie

TREASURES TO DISCOVER!

European Heritage Days

September 21 & 22, 2024

Every heritage lover knows this date. Each year, a new theme is chosen to (re)discover new heritage treasures. For its 40th edition, the Heritage Days have opted for living heritage. There's so much to discover!  

THE END-OF-YEAR SPORTING EVENT

19th Trail de Pleyben

October 27 in Pleyben

It's the last event of the year for nature lovers!
On the program: 3 race courses, a free walk and even a cani-cross!

Trail de Pleyben

FOR ORIGINAL, LOCAL GIFTS!

Artisan'art

November 23 & 24, 2024 in Châteaulin

Every year, some sixty craftsmen and creators welcome you to the Coatigrac'h hall.

Games, wooden toys, decorations, jewelry, clothing and fashion accessories for children and adults, leather and fabric bags, painters, photographers, plastic artists, utilitarian and decorative ceramics, gastronomic products.

The organizing association: the Diwan Kastellin school offers a stand selling crêpes and galettes, a bar and a relaxation area for children.

Throughout the Christmas weekend, there's plenty to keep young and old alike entertained.

GO BACK IN TIME

100% Breton Christmas crib

Mid-December to mid-January in Port-Launay

It's been announcing Christmas since 1853! Listed as a Historic Monument since 2000, it's made up of 32 dolls in Breton costume, a reminder of the diversity and richness of Brittany's traditions. A must-see! 

Museums and discovery parks in Menez-Hom Atlantique and Finistère
Vincent Edwell

THE WINTER RENDEZVOUS

Winter fantasies

Mid-December 2024 in Trégarvan

Every year in December, the Trégarvan rural school museum offers an original event. Investigations, Christmas-themed workshops, storytelling... a whole program to discover with the whole family! 

Photo credits mentioned below and © OT MHA -CF